Michael Johnsen Joins Arpin as VP Business Development, China

January 22, 2013

In his role, Johnsen will be responsible for continuing to develop the Arpin brand and client base in China, while delivering world-class Arpin service to multi-national corporations and their transferees.

Previously, Johnsen was a co-founder and vice president of business development at Dash Brands, a China-based multi-brand, food and beverage retail company, and a business development director at Interdean.Interconex, where he helped set up the company’s office in Beijing in 1997.

Johnsen, who resides in Shanghai, is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and holds an MBA from ESCP Europe in Paris. He may be reached directly at